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Waters Business Analyst/Project Manager - IT Internship in Milford, Massachusetts

An internship within the Information Technology (IT) department of Waters Technology Corporation provides an opportunity for current undergraduate and graduate students to gain training, real-world experience and mentorship by working with industry professionals on high priority initiatives. In this paid and full-time internship, you will help to shape the future of the company and its technology transformation. You will learn about our company’s market, products and culture while driving and participating within IT projects/programs that support business objectives and our overall mission. Throughout the internship, you will receive performance feedback and mentoring, build business/technical acumen and develop skills that will serve as the foundation for your professional career.

You will also be part of our 2023 Global Intern Program and will be invited to attend virtual Power Hour sessions, roundtables hosted by members of our Executive Committee as well as joining local events on the site you are based. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Waters and the variety of roles we offer as well as learning more about the Life Sciences industry.

This is a paid internship for a period of 3 months over the summer period and we will have 4 intake dates which will be communicated to you during the course of your application.

During your internship, you will be working in the Information Technology business area based in the Milford, MA facility and completing a project that will involve:

  • Developing and maintaining a project plan with milestones, overseeing project progress, and communicating through written and verbal periodic read outs to showcase progress

  • Conducting root cause analysis and executing steps along the SDLC

  • Modernizing and simplifying the IT portfolio

  • Driving the retirement of legacy technologies using other availability technologies that better comply to user, security and regulatory requirements

  • Partnering with various business units and divisions to understand requirements and priorities

  • Training and educating employees to garner adoption

  • Enhance governance models associated with platforms


  • Build professional relationships and become a trusted technology advisor to leadership, stakeholders, team members and peers

  • Team leadership to plan and coordinate tasks, milestones, and desired outcomes

  • Build reports and collect information that support data-driven decisions

  • Conduct background research and exploratory analysis to proactively identify business needs and recommend opportunities for improvement

  • Propose innovative solutions that solve complex business problems or improve productivity/efficiency using technology

  • Analyze, define, implement and document business processes as well as proposed solutions

  • Curate and create documentation and reference material

  • Facilitate and lead meetings with clear agendas and action items

  • Propose, communicate and garner adoption for solutions to business problems

  • Support other strategic projects and initiatives as assigned by manager

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • 0-1+ years in information technology, computer science or a related field through academic and/or professional experience

  • Actively pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited university or college

  • Interest in technology with an understanding of the market and trends

  • Capacity to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies, people and processes as well as changing priorities

  • Attention to detail and organized

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Able to work independently and collaborate with others in a team setting

  • Attention to detail and organized

  • Proficiency in presenting your ideas, analysis and plans to small and large audiences

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, Github, Artifactory and Datadog

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Click here to learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) commitment where we have the highest score of 100% rating on the 2022 Corporate Index, CEI, the annual scorecard for LGBTQ +workplace equality.

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

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Company Name: Waters Division

Street: 34 Maple Street